Mechel Glass assumed her duties on the staff of the Director, Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) in 2014. In her role as Financial Education Program Analyst, Ms. Glass brings a wealth of knowledge based upon her years of service in the nonprofit community helping veterans and their family members resolve financial issues. Mechel began teaching financial literacy after inventing an educational finance board game and card game under her own company which she sold to a Consumer Credit Counseling Service firm in 2007.
Ms. Glass is the project manager for the OSA’s flagship education program called Misadventures in Money Management which is a virtual financial education learning experience that fills a critical gap in consumer financial education topics for future servicemembers. The program is currently in use by all of the military services: the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and National Guard.
Prior to joining CFPB, Mechel was Vice President of Education for ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions for seven years. She is an Army Veteran and a certified project management professional. Mechel is a proven financial educator, author, and successful entrepreneur, and has appeared on many national television and radio programs.